Recursos para el Bienestar



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Johnson, K. J., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2005). “We all look the same to me”: Positive emotions eliminate the own-race bias in face recognition. Psychological Science, 16, 875-881.

Kok, B. E., Coffey, K. A., Cohn, M. A., Catalino, L. I., Vacharkulksemsuk, T., Algoe, S. B., Brantley, M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2013). How positive emotions build physical health: Perceived positive social connections account for the upward spiral between positive emotions and vagal tone. Psychological Science, 24(7), 1123-1132.

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Rego, A., Sousa, F., Marques, C., & Cunha, M. P. (2012). Optimism predicting employees’ creativity: The mediating role of positive affect and the positivity ratio. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 21(2), 244 –270.

Robles, T.F., Brooks, K.P., & Pressman, S.D. (2009). Trait positive affect buffers the effects of acute stress on skin barrier recovery. Health Psychology, 28(3), 373-378.

Shrira, A., Palgi, Y., Wolf, J. J., Haber, Y., Goldray, O., Shacham-Shmueli, E., & Ben-Ezra, M. (2011). The positivity ratio and functioning under stress. Stress and Health, 27, 265–271.

Steptoe, A., Wardle, J. (2011). Positive affect measured using ecological momentary assessment and survival in older men and women. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108, 18244-18248

Steptoe, A. P. A., Wardle, J., Marmot, M. (2005). Positive affect and health-related neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, and inflammatory processes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102, 6508-6512

Steptoe, A., O Donnell, K., Marmot, M. G., Wardle, J. (2008). Positive affect and psychosocial processes related to health. British Journal of Psychology 99, 211-227

Steptoe, A., Gibson, E. L., Hamer, M., Wardle, J. (2007). Neuroendocrine and cardiovascular correlates of positive affect measured by ecological momentary assessment and by questionnaire. Psychoneuroendocrinology 32, 56-64.

Tugade, M. M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). Resilient individuals use positive emotions to bounce back from negative emotional experiences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, 320-333.



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